Peak oil, anyone?Roughly 20 times more oil is currently being used every year than is being replaced (through the discovery of new reserves). What does this mean? It means that the current market environment mostly the result of all-out production in OPEC and Russia is not going to be particularly long-lived. The overall long-term trend in oil reserve stocks and in availability has been clear for a great many decades now at this point, so that should be no surprise.
US Voter Support For Wind Energy Continues To Skyrocket | CleanTechnica
GE Labels Floating Offshore Wind Turbines The Renewable Energy Of The Future | CleanTechnica
They would be anchored to the seafloor, and they anticipate being able to set up their systems for ocean depths as great as 200 m.
Sri Lanka Targets 70% Renewables By 2030 | CleanTechnica:
Solar + Storage In Australia Could Be Cheaper Than The Grid By Next Year | CleanTechnicaSri Lankan Cabinet of Ministers has approved a Battle for Solar Energy program which aims to boost the sustainable power generation in the country.
Batteries like lithium iron phosphate ones.
But even then, many electricity users will likely stay connected to the grid, though they will likely use it for only some of their electricity.
Solar Power Does Work, Even Better Than Expected | CleanTechnicaBut with battery storage, the rate of load defection as opposed to grid defection was likely to increase to the high 90 per cent levels in some instances (see graph above). Those households will only be tapping into network for a small amount of their energy needs.
Australia Poised For Big Solar Boom As PV Costs Fall | CleanTechnicaOne of the prices we have to pay for our ideological divide on renewable energy is that we have to read headlines like this, particularly in the Murdoch media: Solar and wind power simply dont work, not here, not anywhere. It was written by the former chairman of a coal mining company, in case you were wondering.
Solar doesnt work? New analysis of Australias first large-scale solar farms shows that solar actually does work, and rather better than expected.